Injury Prevention

Hockey is a finesse sport requiring speed, power and teamwork. The unique nature of the game results in specific injury patterns, some of which can be avoided. A working knowledge of injury risk, sport-specific conditioning and prevention strategies is essential for athletes, coaches, parents and administrators.

See the STOP Sports Injuries website for extensive resoruces on hockey injury prevention, including tip sheets, videos, podcasts, and downloadable resources.  Also has specific resources for many other sports.

Also check out this guide to injury prevention written by an MD and hockey dad.

The information, including opinions and recommendations, contained in this website is for educational purposes only. Such information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. No one should act upon any information provided in this website without first seeking medical advice from a qualified medical physician.